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George Frederick GILBERT

Regimental number5685
Place of birthGolden Grove, South Australia
SchoolState School, Fitzroy, Victoria
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationLabourer
Address8 Watkins Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs E A Gilbert, 8 Watkins Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death46
Age at death from cemetery records46
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXI, Row C, Grave No. 4A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Elizabeth Ann GILBERT; Wife: E.A. GILBERT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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